Cultural implications in public relations

There’s a little context on the public relations industry, and how in its very infancy, it has faced a lot of negative attitudes. I was interviewed by a young yet…

My dream to bring Vietnam’s PR industry name out to the world

Here is my interview conducted with Startup.info to shed light on entrepreneurship, its difficulties and advice for new startups in the PR industry. Startup.info is the first collaborative magazine dedicated…

7 things you want to know about modern public relations in 2021

The public relations (PR) industry has a long history, but it is neither obsolete nor boring. As digital transformation takes over the world in the 21st century, the PR industry…

Understanding Vietnam market and its people

When in Rome Vietnam, do as the Romans Vietnamese do! Here are some head ups for multinational companies to keep in mind when venturing into Vietnam. Mind the differences First,…

It’s time for PR people to ‘PR’ for themselves

Although PR agencies make a living from beating the drums for others, hardly do they know how to advertise for themselves. Eight or nine out of ten PR agencies have…

What does PR do exactly, and is it essential?

Singaporean newspaper The Strait Times recently completed a survey on people’s perception of essential jobs. The result shows that public relations (PR) was ranked third in the top 5 of…

What marketers should keep in mind when marketing situation has changed post-crisis?

Recently, the COVID-19 pandemic leaves heavy impacts on Vietnam and the world by changing the global situation, the thinking, perception as well as human behavior. For that, this global change demands a…

How to use social media the ‘right way’ during COVID-19 crisis

Nowadays, social media have become primary sources of information. During a crisis like the COVID-19 pandemic, how should social media be mastered and employed in a responsible way? I have…

How appealing is the public relations industry?

At a glance, the public relations (PR) industry is a mature industry, with billions of profits worldwide, and a steady growth over the year. In Vietnam, there are hundreds of…

[Crisis 101 – Part 3] More manage, less respond

The role of social media in crisis communication Organizations often confuse between two concepts: crisis management and crisis response. Many clients came to me asking to “manage” their crisis, but…